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June 2019 press releases

Alun Wyn Jones Freedom

Alun Wyn Jones receives Freedom of Swansea

WALES, British Lion and three-time Grand Slam-winning rugby player Alun Wyn Jones has been given the honorary freedom of his home city of Swansea.

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Swansea remembers Grenfell

SWANSEA'S Castle Square was the setting as city residents, politicians and local groups came together to remember those who died at Grenfell Tower exactly two years ago.


Four more helped from tough times into Swansea jobs

Swansea's Christopher Evans, Justin Davies-Jones, Raymond Ray and Angela Bowen have little in common.

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Primary partners at Swansea Grand Theatre keeps on growing

More than 1,200 local primary school children from twenty four schools across the county have taken to Swansea Grand Theatre's stage to perform in Primary Partners, a joint venture with Gower College Swansea.


Caswell leading the way for accessible tourism

One of Swansea's most popular beaches is to become even more welcoming to visitors with severely limited mobility.


Rehearsals start for Swansea 50 musical

Rehearsals have started for a stage show that will help Swansea residents and visitors celebrate 50 years of city status.


Welsh arts curator Karen MacKinnon is made MBE

Swansea Council's Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Curator, Karen MacKinnon, is made an MBE in the 2019 Queen's Birthday honours.


Carbon reduction programme underway at leisure facilities

Freedom Leisure is starting an extensive energy improvement scheme at four of the Swansea leisure centres it operates on behalf of the council.

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Changes for East Car Park in the Civic Centre

VISITORS using the East car park at the Civic Centre will see changes from Monday, June 10, when it becomes a pay and display car park.


Music, memorabilia, tours, tints & treats add to the market mix

Five new business outlets are bringing fresh vibrancy to the beating heart of Swansea city centre.


Cast announced for Theatre na nÓg and Swansea Grand musical

This autumn multi award-winning Theatr na nÓg take their hit musical on its debut UK tour.


Top marks for extremely caring and inclusive school

Clase Primary in Swansea is an extremely caring and inclusive school that supports all its children exceptionally well and the pupils themselves can take a lot of the credit for this.


Artists to help patients freshen up Swansea hospital

Two artists are liaising with patients and staff to transform the appearance of a Swansea hospital ward.

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